Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist

The Cisco IP Communications Express Specialist certification validates the comprehensive deployment and configuration skills for SMB IP telephony systems. Building on IIUC part 1, IIUC2 teaches installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and Cisco Unity Express, with support for both SCCP and SIP endpoints, Unified Call Connector, Call Connector Mobility and PSTN Calling. In addition, performance monitoring and maintenance tasks are covered as well as configuring Unified Messaging Gateway.

The following courses help you prepare for this certification:

  • IIUC - Implementing Cisco IOS Unified Communications
  • LCSE - Lifecycle Services Express


Valid CCNA certification.

Required Exams

642-145 IIUC2

650-393 LCSE


Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify do one of the following:

  • Retake and pass all exams required for the certification
  • Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam